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The best of entertainment, music, pop culture, events, the Arts, lifestyle and things to do in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Where Am I?

Do you know where this is?

Where Am I? is a photo clue game in our Sunday SouthView section. We give you an up-close image of a landmark, something you’re likely to have passed by, or an object you may have seen in the news in the metro Albany area and ask you solve the myster of where and what (maybe even who) it is.

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It's Fall, Y'all!

Time to get ready for the busy season

Get those recipes and ideas together and ready to share with Albany Herald readers and visitors to albanyherald.com.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: America needs a refresher course on freedom

OPINION: True freedom allows for different viewpoints

Many Americans seem to have a skewed view of our country’s guaranteed freedoms.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking back at television milestones 1945-65 | QUIK QUIZ

HISTORY: When did Bob Hope swap radio for television? Find out here.

From the end of WWII through the heart of the baby boomer years, TV became an important part of American culture.

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BOB KORNEGAY: Pondering the mug in the mirror

Outdoors: I'm even handsomer now than usual

In short, I’m pretty doggone comfortable with it and appreciate all of you withholding your honest assessments.

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MANDY FLYNN: If only I had had a cell phone

LIFESTYLES COLUMNIST: Evidence is easier to get these days

I bet if I think hard enough, I could come up with dozens of things I’ve seen that I wish I’d had a cell phone handy to snap a picture or take a video because no one believed me.

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BARRY LEVINE: Singers used television shows to advance their songs

Ricky Nelson first to promote his records on the shows

The trend started in 1957 when Ricky Nelson became the first teen idol to utilize television shows to promote hit records when he sang “I’m Walkin’ ” on “The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet.”

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MICHAEL GERSON: This may be America's populist moment

OPINION: Is populism set to prevail in American politics?

The “establishment” is so universally despised that one wonders who is left to comprise it. Outsiders with no political experience dominate the Republican field. Hillary Clinton has rapidly lost ground to an endearing but unelectable ideologue.

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CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Obama's Syria debacle

OPINION: Putin outmaneuveres Obama

Why is Putin moving so quickly and so brazenly? Because he’s got only 16 more months to push on the open door that is Obama.

Latest Photo Galleries

Mark's Melon Patch Gallery 2

Fall is official in full swing and so is local attraction Mark's Melon Patch which has a bevvy of activities taking place throughout the month of October.

Alabama at Georgia football

Alabama whips Georgia in a matchup of Top 15 teams

Mark's Melon Patch Gallery 1

Fall is official in full swing and so is local attraction Mark's Melon Patch which has a bevvy of activities taking place throughout the month of October.

St. Patrick's Episcopal Church

Albany's St. Patrick's Episcopal Church recently added new artistic touches, such as stained glass windows, that give the church a universal and local connection.

Fall Family Day

The Albany Museum of Art and the Albany Recreation and Parks Department teamed up on Saturday to host their Fall Family Day at the museum.


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